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My internship as a legal assistant

My internship as a legal assistant

Name: Karina E. Espinoza  Major: Double major in political science and communication arts Where did you intern? I interned for one year […]

A conversation with Cuban art historian Juan Martínez

A conversation with Cuban art historian Juan Martínez

Miami’s Cuban roots run deep. Art offers a rich opportunity to learn more about those roots. FIU Professor Emeritus of […]

Alumna appointed a Library of Congress librarian

Alumna appointed a Library of Congress librarian

  By Camila Fernandez Like many Cuban immigrants, music alumna Eva Reyes-Cisnero ’11 moved to South Florida with little resources and […]

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Researcher awarded grant for HIV/AIDS drug study

Researcher awarded grant for HIV/AIDS drug study

Rahul Dev Jayant, assistant professor in the Department of Immunology, has received a $25,000 grant from The Campbell Foundation in […]

FSTAR program prepares minority students for medical school

FSTAR program prepares minority students for medical school

  The latest group of students reporting for class at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) looks a little […]

Philosophy gender gap not tied to hiring

Philosophy gender gap not tied to hiring

Women are under-represented in philosophy careers, but it has nothing to do with finding jobs at colleges or universities, according […]

Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

Architecture, journalism alumni build online fashion startup

By Camila Fernandez Before running to class, broadcast journalism alumna Espe Hernandez ’16 and architecture alumnus Sebastian Gomez ’16 would […]

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Cindy Makita '18 
Corporate Information & Technology Intern

My internship with the International Finance Corporation

Name: Cindy Makita Major: International business, Honors College and Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs Where are you […]

Researchers who participated in the Aladdin Project's Summer University recently shared their findings with United Nations leaders and former heads of state.

Alumna studies why women travel to support Islamic State

Curious about reports of Western women traveling across the globe to support the Islamic State (IS) group, an FIU linguistics […]

FIU in D.C. welcomes more than 40 interns this summer

FIU in D.C. welcomes more than 40 interns this summer

On June 2, FIU’s office in D.C. opened its doors to welcome students who traveled to Washington, D.C. for the summer […]

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, […]

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

What themes and symbols allow political extremist movements to create a brand and develop potential followers? This question sparked an […]

From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

From standout FIU law grad to JAG officer

Growing up, Julia Williams was told there were certain things that she couldn’t do simply because she was a girl. […]

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Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Scientists have found a quick and reliable way to test the freshness of the fruit in your grocer’s produce section. […]

Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

Buenos dias, Qingdao: FIU helps bring Spanish language to China

!Exito! Success! FIU’s Spanish-language program in Qingdao, China, has helped turn students there into standouts. FIU several years ago worked […]